Surname Maps for the Cavan Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Cavan Surname
Note that it is likely that some Ulster-Scots speakers reported that they only spoke Irish. Both censuses contained a question concerned with whether a person spoke Irish, English or both. No other languages were mentioned.
Surname Counts and Rankings
There were 108 with the surname Cavan in Ireland in 1901 and 104 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 1401st in 1901 and 1419th in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 0
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: -
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 775th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 35
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 689th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 72
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 879th
Religion statistics for Cavan in 1901 - Catholic: 34%, Presbyterian: 30%, Anglican: 28%, Other: 8%
Religion statistics for Cavan in 1911 - Anglican: 47%, Catholic: 38%, Presbyterian: 14%, None / Not Given: 1%
Common surnames in areas where Cavan is also frequent:
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